This map first appeared tucked away in the back of a Western Railroader. It was recently the subject of some correspondence I had with a gentleman who works for Jackson State Forest. Webmaster Roger Thornburn was in on the correspondence and used his magical computer skills to enhance the original. As historian for the club … Continue reading
These displays were chosen by the Smithsonian website. The post was written by Jennifer Nalewicki. Jennifer writes: “With the holidays chugging into full swing, what better way to get into the spirit than by seeing a display of model trains decked out for Christmas? Ever since Lionel introduced its first electronic train set in the early 1900s, model … Continue reading
There seems to be a lot of bad news about. You can’t ignore it. What you can do – and it’s what I do – is get a dose of Minion philosophy:
I have NOT lost it. Read this – it was written by a man named Dale Lowe: “You have to give props to the people who picked the tuba as their school instrument. I mean, getting it home to practice with should’ve been worth an extra credit in itself, right??!! Plus, those kids were “all … Continue reading
In our website’s section on ships we have three pics of the S. S. Jeannie. What we knew before this blog was very little: “One of ships that plied her trade along the Mendocino Coast. She was wrecked at Point Arena in 1900.” One of the three photos we have turned up in Lynn Catlett’s … Continue reading
If my faltering memory is correct eagles have been reported along the Navarro River. Whether these three pics are “Mendocino eagles” I am not sure. These pics were found on local Facebook pages. If there is a twitcher out there who can set me to rights I’d appreciate them contacting me.
Who says? Me!!! And the pics below bear me out. We have had a Seasonal display for the last couple of years. When we took it out this year we found that it had become quite tatty. So, Bill Shepherd built a new base. Jim Williams re-wired it. Chuck Whitlock refurbished all the old … Continue reading
We live five odd miles to the north of Fort Bragg on Route 1. Route 1 is an old road and was NOT designed for the traffic that now uses it. If, like me, you need to take Route 1 to get into town (Fort Bragg) it’s dollars to donuts that your going to have … Continue reading